George A. Hughes

George Arthur Hughes, age 79, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at his home.

Art was born April 7th, 1939 in Avoca, NY, son of Orlo & Helen (Chapman) Hughes. Art and Connie owned & operated their own garbage route in the Cohocton area for many years. In addition to his parents, Art was also predeceased by his first wife Marge Henry, brothers & sisters, Ronald Hughes, David Hughes, Mary Parsons & Ramona Hughes, his step-son, James Chapman and his sister-in-law, Sue House.

Art loved being outdoors, building and fixing everything he was mechanical, and enjoyed music and playing guitar; but most of all he loved spending time with his family and his wife.

Art is survived by his wife of 33 years, Connie Hughes; his daughter, Sherry (Larry) Fairbrother; his step-children, Ginger (Bruce) Weldy, Chuck Chapman & George Chapman; 15 grand children; 17 great-grandchildren; his sisters, Kathy Parsons (Lynn Cummings) and Rosanne Snyder; Brothers-in-law & Sisters-in-law, Rob House, Sherry (Roger) Robards, Cindy (Kevan) Falls and Darlene (Ted) Loveland; many nieces, nephews & cousins.

The family is planning a family memorial service for Art. Arrangements are with the Walter E. Baird & Sons Funeral Home, 300 West Naples St., Wayland.

Contributions may be made to Care First Hospice, www.carefirstny.org or to his wife Connie.